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Recent News

Montana Standard – June 17, 2016, Rebuilding our nation's Democracy, guest column by Evan Barrett and Bob Brown

Missoulian – March 23, 2015, MT House must approve ‘dark money’ disclosure act, guest column by C.B. Pearson

Billings Gazette – March 23, 2015, Gazette opinion: ‘Dark money’ legislation is simply the right thing to do, editorial

News Releases

June 14, 2016 - A Special Montana Presentation: Building the Base to Overturn “Citizens United”

March 28, 2015 - Landmark Campaign Finance Reform Passes House

December 4, 2012 - Stand with Montanans Sends Letter to Congressional Delegation

November 7, 2012 - Voters Overwhelmingly Endorse Initiative 166 

October 10, 2012 -Reformers Applaud Temporary Reinstatement of Montana's Campaign Money Limits

October 4, 2012 - Big Money Wins, Voters Lose with Decision to Eliminate Contribution Limits

September 19, 2012 - Stand with Montanans Issues Second Debate Challenge

August 15, 2012 - Stand with Montanans Issues Debate Challenge

August 10, 2012 - Montana Supreme Court Rejects I-166 Challenge

July 24, 2012 - Lawsuit filed to Block Montana Voters Right to Cast Their Vote on I-166

July 11, 2012 - Initiative 166 Qualifies for the November Ballot

June 25, 2012 - Slim Majority of U.S. Supreme Court Chooses Corruption Over Fair Elections

June 21, 2012 - Montana Voters Back Initiative to Ban Corporate Money from Elections



Democracy Now! – June 27, 2012, Citizens United, Part 2? Supreme Court Overturns Montana Law Banning Corporate Spending on Elections

MSNBC – May 4, 2012, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Montana's fight against bribery, corruption and Citizens United

KFBB – May 3, 2012, Gov., Lt. Gov. Endorse Ban on Campaign Finance Contributions

KXLH – May 3, 2012, Schweitzer, Bohlinger sign their support of I-166

KFBB – February 28, 2012, Initiative Seeks to Ban Corporate Campaign Spending

KPAX – February 28, 2012, "Corporations Are Not People" ballot issue launched in MT


Montana Public Radio  July 24, 2012, News story begins at 4:40 mark

Montana Public Radio June 25, 2012, by Dan Boyce. News story starts at 1:00 mark

Public Radio International – June 7, 2012, Gov. Schweitzer on To The Point. Interview starts at 7:15 mark

Montana Public Radio – May 3, 2012, by Dan Boyce. News story starts at 13:46 mark

Montana Public Radio – February 28, 2012, by Dan Boyce. News story starts at 4:30 mark


Helena IR – July 24, 2012, Lawsuit aims to get corporate campaign spending measure off ballot, by Charles S. Johnson (Lee State Bureau)

Great Falls Tribune – July 24, 2012, Campaign Finance initiative challenged in Montana hight court, (AP)

Bozeman Daily Chronicle – July 22, 2012, Political Notebook: Anti-Citizen United policies proliferate across country, by Laura Lundquist

Billings Gazette – June 28, 2012, Gazette opinion: 5-4 ruling opens Montana politics to more spendingeditorial

Bozeman Daily Chronicle – June 26, 2012, Montana reacts to Supreme Court campaign finance decision, by Laura Lundquist  

Missoulian June 25, 2012, U.S. Supreme Court nixes state's ban on corporate campaign spending, by Charles S. Johnson (Lee State Bureau)

Bozeman Daily Chronicle – June 24, 2012, Initiative clears hurdle while Supreme Court delays decision, by Laura Lundquist  

The New York Times – June 3, 2012Mining for Influence in Montanaguest column by Gov. Brian Schweitzer

Bozeman Daily Chronicle – June 3, 2012, Nation watches as Montana seeks to bolster laws against corporate personhood, by Laura Lundquist

Flathead Beacon – May 16, 2012, One Person, One Voteopinion column by Mike Jopek

Billings Gazette – May 3, 2012, Schweitzer signs initiative opposing corporate donationsby Charles S. Johnson (Lee State Bureau)

Helena IR – May 3, 2012, Governor backs initiative opposing corporate moneyby Matt Gouras (AP)

Billings Gazette – February 28, 2012, Proposed ballot measure takes aim at corporate money, by Charles S. Johnson (Lee State Bureau)

Missoulian – February 29, 2012, Groups back statewide ballot measure banning corporate campaign money, by Charles S. Johnson (Lee State Bureau)

Great Falls Tribune – February 28, 2012, Initiative aims to define 'corporation' with policy, by Matt Gouras (AP)


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